Glen Kopp

Glen Kopp headshot 8-6-14Glen Kopp, former Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York, is a partner in Bracewell’s white collar, internal investigations and regulatory enforcement practice in New York. Prior to joining the firm, he served for five years in the U.S. Department of Justice, handling all phases of the federal criminal process. In private practice and at DOJ, he has handled regulatory enforcement matters, criminal proceedings, litigation and internal investigations relating to financial institutions; corporate, accounting, wire and bank fraud; insider trading; money laundering; options back-dating; securities; export control; and other matters. Since joining Bracewell, Glen has led an internal investigation into possible FCPA violations for a company with operations in the Middle East and drafted and reviewed FCPA provisions of international service contracts. Glen led an internal investigation involving possible improper billing practices for a government contractor. Glen has also guided a client through a criminal antitrust investigation and counseled clients victimized through cyber intrusions.

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Firms Falling Short on Preparedness As a part of a cybersecurity initiative, the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) recently performed examinations of 75 firms to assess industry practices and compliance issues associated with cybersecurity preparedness. The exams revealed systemic failures. The results are summarized in a Risk Alert, which outlines examples of policies and procedures that OCIE believes are...

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Companies can no longer assume that consumer-initiated data breach lawsuits will be dismissed where no customer information has yet been misused. This is the takeaway from an ongoing lawsuit against Kimpton Hotel. Businesses must prepare for legal attacks from all sides – regulators, shareholders and consumers – even as they work to resolve a cyberattack.

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